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Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through tough times

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

Richard Gordon has been operating equipment since he was a kid, running Bobcats around in the yard, the machine a ...

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to navigate worst recovery in modern history

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

In this era of partisan news both sides will spin any facts any way to make their side look better. ...

Recession-weary Ala. construction firm auctions $26 million in earthmoving equipment

Recession-weary Ala. construction firm auctions $26...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2013

Tomorrow, one of the largest auctions of construction equipment in the state of Alabama's history will be held in Tuscaloosa, ...

Scott Kelly of ETTI named Equipment World’s 2013 Contractor of the Year

Scott Kelly of ETTI named Equipment World’s 2013...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2013

Scott Kelly, President of Enterprise Trenchless Technologies Inc., has been named Equipment World's 2013 Contractor of the Year. ETTI serves the ...

Recession-proof decisions lead North Carolina contractor to the top

Recession-proof decisions lead North Carolina...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 04, 2013

Gene Lowder, owner of Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Charles D. Lowder, Inc., has a remarkable track record of good decision-making. The firm, ...

Nitteberg Construction Co., small South Dakota town share a bond

Nitteberg Construction Co., small South Dakota town...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 01, 2013

Each February, Gale Nitteberg, his wife and their grandchildren pack up and head south for about month to escape the ...

Entrepreneurial spirit serves North Carolina’s Page & Associates well in tough times

Entrepreneurial spirit serves North Carolina’s...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 01, 2013

Editor’s Note: Jane Page was a finalist for 2012 Contractor of the Year. She and her former husband started Page ...

Teeth from one of the baleen whale fossils. Credit: Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center

Construction crew uncovers fossils of four new whale...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 22, 2013

  Construction crews on both coasts of the U.S. have been doing double duty as archaeologists as of late. First was a ...

Israeli construction workers accused of kidnapping contractor for backpay

Israeli construction workers accused of kidnapping...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 22, 2013

Pretty scary story out of Israel where three construction workers were arrested for allegedly kidnapping a contractor and demanding he ...

Delaware contractor won’t have to pay Black Friday work fine

Delaware contractor won’t have to pay Black...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2012

While millions across the country got up early to shop last Friday to take advantage of a few good deals, ...

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